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Nov. 28, 2005
Contact: Darrell Brogdon, producer/writer, 'Right Between the Ears,' (785) 864-2248.

'Right Between the Ears' comedy series wins Communicator Awards

LAWRENCE -- "Right Between the Ears," the popular sketch comedy show broadcast by Kansas Public Radio, has received two Crystal Awards of Excellence in the 2005 Communicator Awards. 


Crystal Awards are the top prize given in the annual competition, which recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. "Right Between the Ears" was named the winner in the categories Writing/Humor and Radio Programs/Live Broadcast. This is the second year in a row the show has received Crystal Awards in these categories.

Entries in the Communicator Awards are judged by industry professionals "who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry." 


" Right Between the Ears" presented its annual holiday show at Liberty Hall in Lawrence on Nov. 26. The show will be broadcast on KPR stations in early December.

" Right Between the Ears" is produced by Darrell Brogdon, who also serves as principal writer. Cast members include Bill Crahan, David Greusel, John Jessup, Mary Ellen Kriegh, Andi Meyer, Kip Niven, Roberta Solomon, Rick Tamblyn and Teri Wilder. The show recently celebrated its 20th anniversary broadcast on Kansas Public Radio.

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